November, 2016

Department of Public Safety connects with campus community

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University, like many other universities, has its own police department. The Murray State Police Department is part of the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management and is responsible for the [...]

Murray State University Information: Week of November 21-27

Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. Dr. Holly Rudolph, a professor through the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, was recently recognized as an Educator Who Has Made a [...]

Pair of holiday events to take place in December

Murray State University’s President’s Office and Town & Gown partnership will sponsor a Holiday Open House at Oakhurst (1510 Main Street) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 1. The event is open to all Murray [...]

Board of Regents member Susan Guess and daughter Morgan inspire kindness movement

Small acts of kindness can lead to incredible change within local communities. An inspirational YouTube video made by an eight-year-old girl can inspire a movement — raising thousands of dollars for anti-bullying efforts and changing public [...]

West KY Mentoring Program celebrates 20th year with beginnings at Murray State

It’s no coincidence that about 95% of the West KY Mentoring Program volunteers are Murray State University students. The program was developed on campus by Roger Weis, professor and former director of nonprofit leadership studies, along [...]

Murray State University to host 70th annual Quad-State Middle School Band Festival

MURRAY, Ky. — The 70th annual Quad-State Middle School Band Festival will take place on Monday, Nov. 21 at Murray State University and this year’s event could feature record participation with close to 70 school band [...]

Calloway County High School students win Murray State University scholarships at 46th annual Chemistry Scholarship Tournament

MURRAY, Ky. — On Nov. 10, four students from area high schools earned the highest scores at the Murray State University chemistry department’s 46th annual Chemistry Scholarship Tournament. These top-scoring students — Claire Umstead, Michael Okuda [...]

Bring Racer Nation to You

Racer Nation is rising up nationwide! Coming off of a season-opening, buzzer-beating win against Illinois State University at home, one thing is clear. This Murray State University Men’s Basketball team is going to be fun to watch! [...]

$90-for-90 campaign brings generations of Racers together; raises scholarship funds

MURRAY, Ky. — In celebration of the Murray State University Alumni Association’s 90th anniversary and Homecoming 2016 Decades: Building Memories, the $90-for-90 campaign raised over $8,500 for the association and student scholarships. A crowd-sourcing campaign, $90-for-90 [...]

Enrollment highlights academic achievement, strength in fall 2016 freshmen class

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s fall 2016 preliminary enrollment data indicates several positive trends including a larger freshman class size, higher average ACT score and class rank than last fall’s freshman class. This year’s freshman [...]